Amaravati: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy will flag-off a fleet of 1,088 automobiles of 108 and 104 ambulances on July 1 that will probably be outfitted with trendy life assist methods to supply fast and higher medical consideration.
For the primary time, 26 neo-natal ambulances are additionally going to be inducted into the fleet of 412 new 108 ambulances, by which 104 of them are superior life assist automobiles and 282 are fundamental life assist automobiles.
In addition to those, 676 Mobile Medical Units (MMU) of 104 emergency providers will probably be additionally launched to cater to the inside and distant villages.
The State authorities has taken up this initiative with a complete funds of Rs 201 crore.
Apart from oxygen cylinders, the brand new ambulances are outfitted with ventilators, infusion pumps, syringe pumps, snug stretchers and have provisions for supply.
The automobiles are additionally enabled with surveillance cameras to make sure correct well being care monitoring by docs.
The 26 unique neonatal ambulances are supported with Sick Newborn Care Unit (SNCU). Delivery Locations and SNCUs are being mapped to supply early intervention in the course of the transport to SNCU which is aimed to cut back the Infant Mortality Rate (IMR).
It has been estimated that round 10 to 12% of all newborns require SNCU supportive care.
As for 104 providers, 676 Mobile Medical Units are prepared for launch, assigning one car for every mandal throughout the state. Through these automobiles, 20 sorts of medical providers together with all screening for communicable and non-communicable ailments will probably be supplied. In all, 744 docs will probably be made obtainable for these providers and they’re going to go to each village as soon as in every month to supply medical providers.
The State authorities has designed the providers with stringent work construction by fixing the response time.
The estimated time of arrival of those emergency automobiles to the spot from the time an emergency name will probably be made is predicted to be 15 minutes in city areas, 20 minutes in rural areas, and 25 minutes within the Agency areas (Tribal areas).
A brand new programme Dr YSR Rahadari Bhadratha can also be being linked to 108 Services, the place any street accident case will probably be handled freed from price in any of the hospital throughout the state for the primary 48 hours and as much as Rs 50,000 price.
The quantity will probably be reimbursed by Dr YSR Aarogyasri Health Care Trust.
Minister for Health and Family Welfare Alla Kali Krishna Srinivas mentioned, “Introducing 108 and 104 emergency providers is the brainchild of Late Dr YS Rajasekhar Reddy, which saved lakhs of lives. But in the course of the TDP regime, N Chandrababu Naidu uncared for and ruined the system. Even although the automobiles require minor repairs, he left them unattended and in a dilapidated situation.”
He additional added, “Soon after forming the government, Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy laid special focus on these services and determined to put them back on track, with added advanced features. Besides improving the facilities, we also generated job opportunities through these emergency vehicles.”